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1 hr ago | Lincoln Daily News

Local student gains practical ag experience through internship

Zach Bennis from Emden, Illinois, is one of 39 college students from across the country that began a summer field sales internship with the Monsanto Company this May. This summer, he is working with Lewis Hybrids in Illinois along side an experienced employee to prepare for a future career in the agriculture industry.

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Related Topix: Emden, IL, Monsanto, Chemicals, Divergence, Illinois State University

Fri Jul 11, 2014

EDGE

Recipe for Higher Sales: Add Cinnamon and Fiber

The Minneapolis-based company is doing things like adding more cinnamon to its Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal and rolling out fiber-packed "better for you" cookies to boost the performance of its brands, which include Pillsbury dough, Betty Crocker baking mixes and Progresso soups.

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Related Topix: General Mills, Food, Baked Goods, Life, Cookies, Dessert

NBC Connecticut

Citizens on Border Kids: I Did That

More than 4,300 people became naturalized U.S. citizens at a ceremony in Los Angeles on Friday, July 11, 2014.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Cadiz, Media, Fox Filmed Entertainment

The Baltimore Sun

Cargill plant in Ukraine occupied by armed group

A group of armed individuals has occupied a Cargill Inc [CARG.UL] sunflower-seed crushing plant in Ukraine's eastern Donetsk region after it was closed due to the increased tensions in the area, the company said on Friday.

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Related Topix: Food, Cargill, Bunge

The Salinas Californian

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Learn about Salinas Valley agriculture iAgriculture will offering an inside look at Salinas Valley agriculture.

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Related Topix: Salinas, CA

The News-Gazette

Regulators look at increased drone use

Experts predict that the agriculture industry may soon account for roughly half of all drone flights in the United States.

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Related Topix: The Regulators, Country, Illinois, Illinois Government, Agriculture, Science, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

AmericanBankingNews.com

Admiral Group plc Receives Underperform Rating from BNP Paribas

's stock had its "underperform" rating reiterated by stock analysts at BNP Paribas in a report issued on Thursday.

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Related Topix: ADM, Food

The Motley Fool

Is Post Holdings a Buyout Candidate?

Its parent company spun off Post in 2012, but its 10-K provides us with financial information that goes all the way back to 2009.

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Related Topix: Kellogg, Food

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Dark Reading

Black Hat USA 2014: A Massive Enterprise

In today's Intel Update we're going big... enterprise big, with a selection of Black Hat Briefing highlights that focus on big ideas that affect large organizations.

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Related Topix: Startups, Delta and Pine Land, McAfee, Home Automation, Science / Technology

The Washington Post

Harbinger's Fidelity Falls Most Since IPO on Sandler's Call

Fidelity & Guaranty Life, the insurer controlled by billionaire Philip Falcone's Harbinger Group Inc., fell the most since its 2013 initial public offering after Sandler O'Neill & Partners downgraded the stock.

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Related Topix: ZAP, Food, Business News

WFAA-TV Dallas

Agriculture industry seeks to create right to farm

In the nation's agricultural heartland, farming is more than a multibillion-dollar industry that feeds the world.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

The Washington Post

Agriculture industry seeks to create right to farm

In the nation's agricultural heartland, farming is more than a multibillion-dollar industry that feeds the world.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Animal Rights, Activism, Missouri, US Politics, US News

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Agriculture industry seeks to create right to farm

Neal Bredehoeft of Alma, Mo., in Lafayette County, walks through a field of soybeans checking it for signs of threatening insects or disease.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Alma, MO, Entomology, Jefferson City, MO

GuruFocus.com

Few Reasons Why PepsiCo Can Prove To Be A Good Investment

A turnaround plan takes time to show its impact and so is the case with PepsiCo which has been in a turnaround phase and is expected to beget huge benefits.

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Related Topix: Beverages, PepsiCo, Coca-Cola Bottling Co., CocaCola, General Mills, Food

Just-food.com

US: Kellogg co-operating with safety probe after worker dies

Kellogg is cooperating with a US Occupational Health and Safety Administration probe following the death of an employee after an accident at its manufacturing facility in Augusta, Georgia.

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Related Topix: Kellogg, Food, Augusta, GA, Columbia County, GA, OSHA

Rediff.com

Rising prices? Here's how to tame them

It also said ending the open-ended food procurement by Food Corporation of India and setting time-bound targets under the Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act, apart from moving towards creating a national market for agricultural commodities, are other strategies that could control price rise.

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Related Topix: Food Corporation of India, Agriculture, Science

Wed Jul 09, 2014

WSJV-TV South Bend

New game shows kids the risk of raising cows

The Purdue Extension in LaGrange says many young kids today aren't born into a family in agriculture.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Chicago Mercantile Exchange Holdings, Investment Services

Monterey County Herald

Forbes announces upcoming summit in Salinas

Forbes Media COO Mike Federle announces at Monterey Plaza Hotel his company's plan to host a summit in Salinas next summer on technology use in agriculture.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Recipe for higher sales: Add fiber, cinnamon

The Minneapolis-based company is doing things like adding more cinnamon to its Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal and rolling out fiber-packed "better for you" cookies to boost the performance of its brands, which include Pillsbury dough, Betty Crocker baking mixes and Progresso soups.

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Related Topix: General Mills, Food, Baked Goods, Life, Cookies, Dessert

The News

A cookie with fiber, a cereal with more cinnamon; General Mills unveils plans to boost sales

The Minneapolis-based company is doing things like adding more cinnamon to its Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal and rolling out fiber-packed "better for you" cookies to boost the performance of its brands, which include Pillsbury doughs, Betty Crocker baking mixes and Progresso soups.

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Related Topix: General Mills, Food, Baked Goods, Life, Cookies, Dessert

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